Windy City Smokeout


Elevate your Smokeout experience by joining us for exciting events throughout the weekend like the Whole Hog Brunch, Crawfish Boil & Oyster Roast and more!!

Myron Mixon Cooking School

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey

Friday - 5:00 pm – 11:00 am

$400 (in addition to a 3-day ticket)

Learn to cook like a real pitmaster from the “winningest man in barbecue,” Myron Mixon.  The four-time world barbecue champion, New York Times bestselling author and star of three hit television shows will host a one-of-a-kind class […]

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Whole Hog Brunch

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey and Moët & Chandon

Saturday - 10:00am

$60 (in addition to a Saturday or 3-day ticket)

Featuring whole hog prepared by Myron Mixon and an array of dishes from the Windy City Smokeout pitmasters, alongside a Whistle Pig cocktails and Champagne provided by Moët & Chandon. This class can be added to cart […]

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Crawfish Boil & Oyster Roast

Sponsored by Moët & Chandon

Saturday - 5:00 pm

$60 (in addition to a Saturday or 3-day ticket)

Hosted by Moët & Chandon, this VIP Seafood Happy Hour showcases roasted oysters, and a The Windy City Smokeout spin on a crawfish boil, served alongside Moët & Chandon Impérial. Ticket includes three glasses of […]

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BBQ Brunch

Sponsored by Belvedere Vodka

Sunday - 10:00 am

Price: $55 (in addition to a Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Enjoy a BBQ brunch featuring a variety of dishes from each of the Windy City Smokeout pitmasters, alongside a Belvedere Bloody Mary Bar with all of the fixins. This class can be added to cart upon […]

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BBQ Throwdown

Sponsored by Whistle Pig Whiskey

Sunday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

$60 (in addition to Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Competition has never tasted as good as it does at the Windy City Smokeout Barbecue Throwdown! Led by famed pitmaster duo Myron and Michael Mixon, participants will be split into two teams and led through […]

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The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer

Sponsored by Budweiser

Friday - 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Free, drinks a la carte

This year, the weather won’t be the only thing that’s hot. Kick off your festival weekend with a happy hour, hosted by Budweiser, featuring $3 domestic and craft beers, and live music from up-and-coming artists